Te Pire mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki/Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Bill

About this bill

The purpose of this bill is to establish an annual public holiday to acknowledge Matariki. This bill sets the dates for the Matariki public holiday from 2022 to 2052, and provides for future dates for the Matariki public holiday.

Current status

Royal Assent given 11 April 2022.
Enacted as the Te Pire mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki/Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Act 2022 (2022/14)

Members of Parliament responsible

Hon Kiritapu Allan

Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 76-1
Introduced 27 September 2021
First reading 30 September 2021
Select Committee Māori Affairs Committee
Public submissions due 11 November 2021
Select Committee report back 4 March 2022
Second reading 29 March 2022
Committee of the whole House 30 March 2022
Third reading 7 April 2022
Royal Assent 11 April 2022
Enacted as Te Pire mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o te Kāhui o Matariki/Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Act 2022 (2022/14)
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